An epiphany or two in love and letting go

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Dignity in silence or bring them down in a blaze of glory?

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Sometimes they come — sometimes they go.

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How long until it gets better?

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When old shame mingles with new shame

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What do you do after divorce when they aren’t technically yours, but they are.

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What I learned from choosing women for the first time.

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Maiden names, married names, chosen names. Why our identity is so tied up in a handful of letters.

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Names 1, 2, 3, and 4 — The Formative Years

H. J. Blakely

Forty something, embarking on new adventures. Divorcing a sex-addict, mother to four girls, and running my own business,

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